Tiruchi District Sports Officer suspended

Published - June 10, 2024 11:19 pm IST - TIRUCHI

P. Velmurugan, District Sports Officer, Tiruchi, has been suspended for alleged dereliction of duty. According to sources, Member-Secretary of the Sports Department Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) placed him under suspension pending inquiry on Monday. Sources said Mr. Velmurugan allegedly failed to prevent the erection of a flex board, featuring a former Minister, who runs a sports academy, on the premises of Anna Stadium. The flex board was erected on the occasion of the Tamil Nadu State Senior Athletics Championship held on Saturday and Sunday.

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